Building New Brunswick

Edited by John Leroux
By John Leroux, Gary Hughes, Robert Leavitt, and Stuart Smith

Building New Brunswick
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Building New Brunswick takes us on a journey through time and place to discover this province's architectural legacy. Beginning with the homes of the Mi'kmaq and Maliseet, we move forward through the past: Acadian and Loyalist settlement, colonial and post-colonial periods, both ... Read more


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Building New Brunswick takes us on a journey through time and place to discover this province's architectural legacy. Beginning with the homes of the Mi'kmaq and Maliseet, we move forward through the past: Acadian and Loyalist settlement, colonial and post-colonial periods, both post-World War eras, and on into the 21st century. A wealth of photographs, engravings, and architectural renderings complement the text. Examining domestic buildings, public architecture, commercial structures, bridges, and industrial sites, this beautifully designed book documents the history of the province's architecture and the many influences contributing to its visual landscape. Building New Brunswick was published to coincide with a major exhibition on New Brunswick architecture, also curated by John Leroux.

John Leroux

John Leroux is manager of collections and exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

John Leroux nekm nuji pma'toq Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

John Leroux est directeur des collections et des expositions à la Galerie d'art Beaverbrook.

John Leroux

John Leroux is manager of collections and exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

John Leroux nekm nuji pma'toq Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

John Leroux est directeur des collections et des expositions à la Galerie d'art Beaverbrook.

Gary Hughes

The curator of history and technology at the New Brunswick Museum, Gary Hughes has published articles and curated numerous exhibitions on the military and architectural history of New Brunswick. He is the author of Music of the Eye: Architectural Drawings of Canada's First City 1822-1914.

Robert Leavitt

Robert M. Leavitt began working with the Passamaquoddy language in the 1970s and first met David A. Francis when he was curriculum developer for the Passamaquoddy bilingual education program at Indian Township. He a professor at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, where he was director of the Mi'kmaq-Maliseet Institute for fourteen years. He has written extensively about Passamaquoddy-Maliseet language, culture, and history, often in collaboration with David A. Francis.

Stuart Smith

Stuart Smith is professor emeritus of art history at the University of New Brunswick and a former director of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. He has contributed to numerous publications and has worked for many years to preserve New Brunswick's architectural heritage.

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